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Terms and Conditions Of Use


1. Membership
2. Privacy Policy
3. Opting Out of Communication
4. Minimum Age Requirement
5. Advertisements and Links
6. Censor
7. Spam Policy
8. Copyright Policy
9. Posting Images
10. Signatures and Avatars
11. Legal
12. Human Verification
13. Amendments


1.1 - Registration to www.tombraiderforums.com is free and subject to the rules and policies detailed below.

1.2 - Although the administrators and moderators of www.tombraiderforums.com will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of www.tombraiderforums.com, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message.

1.3 - By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are offensive, derogatory, obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violative of any laws.

1.4 - One account per person permitted.

1.6 - Disposable email addresses are not permitted.

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Membership Deactivation

1.7.0 - You may request your membership be deactivated.

1.7.1 - You may request personally identifiable information be removed from your profile and from messages you have posted.

1.7.2 - We keep a permanent record of your use of our systems. This includes membership username and IP address. This data is of legitimate interest and helps safeguard our community, trace the origin of messages transmitted on our forum and limit the risk of impersonation.

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Privacy Policy

2.1 - In order to apply for membership to www.tombraiderforums.com, we require a valid email address, a valid date of birth and a valid IP address. Your email address, date of birth and IP address is saved to your member record and kept private and secure. We record your IP address each time you visit.

2.2 - For registered members we offer the option of storing a 'cookie' on your computer to remain logged in.

2.3 - You can add additional information, such as biography, location, interests... etc, under your profile. This information is voluntary and not required

2.4 - Membership information (such as email address, IP address, date of birth) is kept confidential and measures are in place to prevent access to, misuse and dissemination of the information we hold about you by unauthorised personnel.

2.5 - We do not share your membership information with any third-party unless legally compelled by law enforcement.

2.6 - We do not use third-party analytics and/or tracking services and we do not display advertisements.

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Opting Out Of Communication

3.1 - You may opt out of receiving communications from us by selecting the appropriate option under your profile.

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Minimum Age Requirement

4.1 - Our minimum age requirement for membership is 13 years of age. If you are under 16 years of age you must first seek permission from a parent or guardian before registering.

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Advertisements and Links

5.1 - Advertisements, recruitment, and solicitation is prohibited on www.tombraiderforums.com and will be removed. Membership accounts found to be engaging in this activity will be de-activated.

5.2 - Links to web sites may be posted once a member has exceeded 50 qualitative posts. This includes, but is not limited to, web pages and images.

5.3 - Self-promotion (in moderation) is permitted in our Fan Forum once a member has exceeded 50 qualitative posts.

5.4 - Referral links of any kind are not permitted. See this post for further information.

5.5 - Links to sites which require personal information (such as petitions or surveys) must be pre-approved by Moderation.

5.6 - Usernames must not contain advertisements.

5.7 - URL shorteners or links that mask a URL's destination are not permitted.

5.8 - Follow links to external web sites at your own risk.

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6.1 - Our software automatically censors explicit or offensive words and domains we have blocked. Please do not attempt to circumvent our censor.

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Spam Policy

7.1 - www.tombraiderforums.com operates a strict no-spam policy. Spam is defined as nonsensical commentary and includes posts with little to no commentary and/or context.

7.2 - This forum has features which enables members to both edit their own posts in order to add commentary, and to quote multiple posts in one reply. Failure to make use of these features by persistent double (or more) posting, that is, posting multiple times in a single thread without another member doing so in the meantime, may be deemed as spamming.

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Copyright Policy

8.1 - Please ensure you are complying with all applicable copyright laws when posting material on the forum. See this page for information on fair use. Illegal or adult material is prohibited.

8.2 - To initiate a removal request, please Contact Us.

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Posting Images

9.1 - Please use one of the following image hosting services when posting images on our forum.

tombraiderchronicles.com, tombraiderforums.com, Discord, Wikipedia, Imgur, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Abload, Gyazo, Dropbox, Steam, Casimages, Deviantart, Flickr, Giphy, Google Drive, Microsoft One Drive, Reddit, Github.

9.2 - When posting images on our forum no other image hosting services or web sites are permitted other than those listed above.

9.3 - Example code when inserting an image into your post: [img]https://i.imgur.com/HRkBUqw.jpg[/img]

9.4 - Example code when linking to an image: https://i.imgur.com/HRkBUqw.jpg

9.5 - The reason this rule is in place

9.6 - Images must not exceed 500KB in general (non art-specific) threads.

9.7 - Images must be posted using HTTPS. More information here.

9.8 - Please ensure you are complying with all applicable copyright laws when posting material on the forum. See this page for information on fair use.

9.9 - Illegal or adult material is prohibited.

9.10 - Advertising not permitted.

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Signatures and Avatars

10.1 - 'Signatures' contain information displayed at the bottom of posts. They must be text-based, one line and no more than 80 characters in length. No URLs or advertisements are permitted.

10.2 - 'Avatars' are small images that people use to identify or distinguish themselves from other forum members. Avatars appear under your name on all posts made on our forum. No advertisements are permitted.

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Legal Statement

11.1 - www.tombraiderforums.com, it's owners and/or operators take no responsibility for the content, links to or use of the content of the messages posted on this forum, nor do we endorse the opinions of the authors. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless www.tombraiderforums.com and their agents with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s).

11.2 - We at www.tombraiderforums.com reserve the right to delete any message for any or no reason whatsoever. We reserve the right to disable any membership for any or no reason whatsoever.

11.3 - Message boards are a dynamic entity. www.tombraiderforums.com reserves the right to change or alter these rules at any time. Please check back regularly and see Amendments 13.1.

11.4 - An administrator's word is final.

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Human Verification

12.1 - The following pass code is required in order to apply for membership and use certain functions: J4C8D2


13.1 - Our Terms and Conditions of Use were last updated on 5 Feb 2023.

13.2 - Most recent change: Moved contact information to own FAQ.

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Notice on Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech

Your rights on this private forum

Article 10 of the Human Rights Act 1998 sets out legislation for freedom of expression and while we are not required to give you a platform for your freedom of expression we will voluntarily use the following as guidance on what we will permit here:

Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. This right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers.

The exercise of these freedoms, since it carries with it duties and responsibilities, may be subject to such formalities, conditions, restrictions or penalties as are prescribed by law and are necessary in a democratic society, in the interests of national security, territorial integrity or public safety, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals, for the protection of the reputation or rights of others, for preventing the disclosure of information received in confidence, or for maintaining the authority and impartiality of the judiciary.

The following content is not permitted

Tomb Raider Forums does not permit the following:

Advocating harm (both to self or to others), content not permitted by UK law including hate crime. The law recognises five types of hate crime on the basis of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation and transgender identity.

How to report objectionable content

Please use the 'Report Post' function to report objectionable content.

Finally, please post respectfully and constructively and take a moment to consider how your comments might affect others.

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